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." andrea, chime in here. despite a dramatic appearance from 89-year-old former senator bob dole, the senate failed to pass a u.n. disability treaty by just five votes. combat veterans like senators john mccain and john kerry delivered impassioned speeches, but dissenting voters said the treaty could pose a threat to national sovereignty. this is a stretch. more than 150 countries have signed the treaty designed to create unilateral rights for people with disabilities. it's actually based on america's ada act which bob dole helped pass more than 20 years ago. and you know, andrea, watching this american hero on the floor, a guy who is disabled, left part of himself, as he has said and others have said, on the battlefields of western europe, coming in and making a plea. i'm really surprised that this was killed by fringe concerns, fringe, fringe concerns. >> and it was, in fact, his fellow senators, several of the people who served with bob dole, who were the key votes here. and john kerry was leading it on the floor with john mccain. it was one of those bipartisan coalitions of veterans, wou
's capital this morning. >> plus a rare appearance. the vote that drew former senator bob dole in a wheelchair there to washington, d.c. >> and the star is reborn. how many gallons of paint it took to get this hollywood icon a face-lift. ,,,,,, ,,,, you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ the famous sign was restored during a nine-week makeoverl the sign's letters were strd >>> the "hollywood" sign is back in good condition. sign was restored during a nine week makeover of sorts. all the sign's letters were stripped and recoated with fresh paint. it took 255 gallons of new paint of the sign was built in 1923. it would soon celebrate its 90th birthday. i bet that's the most -- people take more pictures of that than anything e
, are only about 70 messages of the thousands the 2 exchanged. >>> bob dole is expected to be released from a washington area hospital this morning, after undergoing a routine procedure. dole ran for president against bill clinton back in 1996. >>> people of northern california are bracing for their first major storm of the season today. and it's a doozy. bringing torrential rain through sunday. residents picked up sandbags yesterday to protect their homes from flooding. the storm is stirring up high winds and up to two feet of wet snow in the mountains. good packing snow. >> spoken like a fan of winter. >>> time, now, for the weather from across the country. that storm also stretches into oregon and washington state, with downpours from portland to seattle. it will be milder than normal in the rockies. but cooler along the gulf coast. drying out in the east, though, with sunny skies all the way down to florida. >> 80 in miami and phoenix. around 60 in salt lake city and albuquerque. 40s in the pacific northwest as well as the northeast. 14 when we come back this morning, an apple executive
, former senator bob dole made a surprise appearance last night on capitol hill, just days after being released from the hospital. dole was pushing for passage of a u.n. treaty guaranteeing equal rights for the disabled. but his efforts were in vain. republicans blocked approval of the treaty, saying it threatens national sovereignty. >>> also, a political passing announced overnight. long-time texas congressman, jack brooks has died. you can see brooks in this very famous photograph of lbj being sworn in as president aboard air force one. he is standing just behind a grief-stricken jackie kennedy. brooks died last night in beaumont, texas, after a sudden illness. he was 89 years old. >>> overseas, now, where thousands of protesters remain in cairo's tahrir square, following yesterday's massive demonstration against president morsi. more than 100,000 demonstrators gathering in front of the presidential palace, further fueling tensions after morsi's power grab. tv stations in egypt have vowed to go black today as a sign of protest. >>> and in the southern philippines, the death toll is
by the deadline of this friday. >>> former presidential candidate and senator bob dole is in the hospital. tonight we're learning that the 89-year-old checked himself in for a routine procedure and is expected to be discharged tomorrow. today senator john mccain read a letter from dole urging the senate to improve the treatment of disabilities at war. >>> an unusual call when a homeowner reported he was holding a man at gunpoint. ben ledbetter called 911 to report that a man was stealing cooper wire. he thought it was an animal and then he found the suspect. the suspect tried to steal two five gallon buckets of cooper wife and two aluminum tennis rackets. >>> timing is everything right now as a series of storms take aim at the bay area and coming up in two minutes, we're tracking the changes taking shape and the spots that could get hit the hardest. >>> new at 6:00, an east bay city wages a new war against graffiti. the new punishments being proposed and they aren't just for the taggers. >>> i'm meteorologist martin in the stormcenter i'm tracking storm watch for you. >> and i'm cara liu with sand
.s. into a recession. former senator bob dole of kansas has been hospitalized. not many details were replaceleased. his name was mentioned on the senate floor today. dole over came disabling work injuries to perform his 26 year political career. >> hector camacho camacho died saturday after being shot outside a bar. during his career the flamboyant boxer had a long string of world titles. services will be held in new york where he grew up and that is also where he will be buried. it has been one accusation after another this former elmo puppeteer kevin clash. a third man came for word claiming that he had sex with him when he was only 16. he said they met on a gay chat line and they had a relationship until he was 18. the man claims he has suffered emotional and psychological problems. kevin clash has resigned any wrongdoing and has resigned from the voice of elmo earlier this month. there is a new challenge to defense apartment policy that restricts women from some combat positions. the aclu filed their lawsuit today on behalf of four female service members. they want to overturn the policy. they say
the hospital, former senator bob dole made a surprise appearance on capitol hill. looking frail and in a wheelchair, he urged senators to support a u.n. treaty guaranteeing equal rights for disabled people. but his fellow republicans rejected the treaty, saying it threatened national sovereignty. >>> and in missouri, what a sight here, as demolition crews imploded parts of the blanchette bridge. that crosses the missouri river. that is some 4.5 million pounds of steel dropping to the water in a matter of seconds. 75% of the bridge is being replaced or rebuilt. >>> finally, there's a new lottery mystery this morning. it is a monster jackpot, there for the taking. no one's coming forward. and no, we're not talking about powerball. we're not talking about this country. in england, no one's claimed a national lottery prize of about $103 million. 63 million pounds. the remarkable thing, the deadline to claim it is today. it is hours from now. lottery officials, desperate to give this money to the winner, are using a town cryer, riding in a lamborghini, asking people to look in their
. >> yes, exactly. >>> from around the globe, washington post, senator bob dole, seriously wounded in world war ii, came to the senate floor to support the treaty. it needed two-thirds to pass. most senate republicans voted no, saying the treaty puts american sovereignty at risk. >> "the wall street journal" says one-third of all doctors and lawyers are now women, according to new census figures. in 1970 fewer than 10% of doctors and 5% of lawyers were women. >> "new york times" reports more smart phone users are sending text messages for free over the internet instead of paying fees on cell phone networks. that could cost wireless companies tens of billions of dollars in lost revenues. >> listen up, boys. britain's independent is warning of a sperm count, fell by one-third in 1989 and 2005. that increases the risk of infertility. researchers say the possible reasons range from environmental toxins to tight underwear. >> moving on. usa today reports starbucks is rolling out a special gift card today. it costs $450 and it's made out of steel. >> what? >> you can only buy $400 >>> all right.
frail and in a wheelchair, former senator bob dole made a surprise appearance on capitol hill. dole was just released from the hospital a week ago, and he visited the senate to push for passage of a u.n. treaty, guaranteeing rights for the disabled, but even his appearance was not enough to sway fellow republicans. that treaty, in fact, failed to pass. >>> and roger ailes, the head of fox news, reportedly tried to get general david petraeus to run for president. a one-time republican strategist, even offered to quit his job to run the campaign. but petraeus turned down the suggestion and took the job as head of the cia instead. and get this. the reason why he said -- this was a 90-minute conversation he had with fox news national security analyst, kathleen mcfarland who went on ailes' behest to pitch this. petraeus said at the time my wife would divorce me if i decided to run. i love my wife. we have a beautiful house with his and hers bathrooms, believe it or not. i just want to live in it. i've never spent a night in it. >> he was doing other things, i guess. >>> it's also raising
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